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National Library Week

library trivia

To bring awareness to the issue of Banned Books, our staff have come up with trivia questions pertaining to banned books in our library's collection. See the attachment for the trivia questions if you're interested in trying to solve one for a prize! If you can decipher the question, find the book in our catalogue, locate it on the shelf by its call number, and bring it to the front desk, you will receive a goodie bag of prizes! If you need any hints, you can "ask the audience" (Google) or "phone a friend" (ask the front desk staff for help). The trivia will last for as many days as it takes for all of the questions to be solved, so come on by today and take a swing at it and learn about banned books!

Prizes are a bag of candy.

  1. Ford (maybe it’s Freud?) reigns in this world where Shakespeare is unknown, and pleasure is king.
  2. Some people just don’t like Ludwig Van, but how many people don’t like some ultraviolence?
  3. “I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.”
  4. This moggy tends to irritate those around her, yet also jubilates the reader with laughter.
  5. The tale of a girl whose eye is set on beauty, but her failure to see her own beauty might leave readers blue.
  6. Though looking nothing like you and me, these three cousins are just as human as us, down to the bone.
  7. A principal should know he’s not meant to save the world, but the blame can be put on two unruly students.
  8. Sometimes, we all want to disappear and escape the problems of the world. But for this boy, those problems don’t fade away. In fact, they appear much clearer and sharper.
  9. A man can go to war, but that doesn’t mean he has to forsake the angels of his better nature, however low he may be forced to go.
  10. A world where the internet and people’s brains are one, and corporations seem to be running things. A consumer dystopia. I feel like I've seen this before.
  11. A phantom, a headless ghost, an evil mask, and a mutant add to a world where things go bump in the night and in the daylight.
  12. Maya hurts inside, a song within her longing to come out.
  13. Rabelais, Bolívar, and a group of kids looking for closure.
  14. These “twelve little girls in two straight lines” lose one of their number and their child neighbor at the carnival.
  15. In a place where going to school is a crime, this little girl is quite the criminal, and they already took her parents.
  16. In a matter of minutes, so many were killed, except her and the shooter.
  17. “‘Books ain’t no good. A guy needs somebody—to be near him.’” And that poor man lost that somebody down by the river.
  18. Romeo and Juliet in New London, Texas. Killed not by their hands, but by local racist hands.
  19. The graphically rebellious coming of age of a young Iranian girl born to a “very modern and avant-garde" family.
  20. One story tells of the owner of a “to-o-o-o-o-o-e" reclaiming his property from a boy.